good smb client implementation by using the kernel
spark at dds.nl
Tue Oct 10 18:40:07 GMT 2000
On Tuesday 10 October 2000 20:37, you wrote:
> Jelmer Feenstra wrote:
> > Hi,
> > A friend of mine and I had the following idea, I'm looking for some
> > comments/suggestions on the matter :
> > Would it be possible to supply smb browsing/listing/reading/writing by
> > using a sort of userfs (kernelspace) and a daemon taking care of the
> > actual filesystem stuff (userspace). It would allow users to just cd
> > /smb/workgroup ; ls ; cd computer ; ls ; cd share ... etc.
> > Can this be done ?
> > Jelmer Feenstra
> Take a look at smbwrapper. For those systems that don't support smbfs
> this does exactly what you say all in user space using a shared library
> to overload system calls.
I know of smbwrapper, I recall it doesn't work with new libc6's anymore. The
hooks to enable catching of those calls are removed (on purpose, to make sure
these kind of dirty tricks can't be done anymore) I believe.
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